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Final Cut Pro Efficient Editing - Second Edition

By : Iain Anderson
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Book Image

Final Cut Pro Efficient Editing - Second Edition

5 (1)
By: Iain Anderson

Overview of this book

Elevate your video editing skills with Final Cut Pro 10.7.1, the ultimate tool for efficient and professional editing, offering powerful new features to enhance your workflow and give your videos a stunning look. The second edition of this comprehensive guide covers exciting new features in FCP, teaching you how to streamline your workflow with customizable workspaces, shortcuts, and advanced trimming tools. Explore best-in-class titles and a comprehensive suite of visual effects in Final Cut Pro for dynamic videos, create a great-sounding mix with Final Cut Pro's audio tools, and utilize the magnetic timeline, multicam editing, and advanced color correction for every project. Whether you're creating content for social media, YouTube, or Hollywood, Final Cut Pro Efficient Editing, Second Edition is your ultimate guide to professional video editing. Get your copy today and take your video editing skills to the next level.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
PART 1: Importing and Organizing
PART 2: Rough Cut to Fine Cut
PART 3: Finishing and Exporting


You’ve learned about a number of ways to augment your videos with words, and backgrounds behind or between those words. Any time there’s speech, there should be captions, not just because it’s a legal requirement in many countries, but because it’s the right thing to do. And besides captions, good titles can bring so much life to a video that it’s simply disappointing to see so many videos that don’t do titling well. This is largely because many other NLEs don’t have the controls or integration that you can enjoy here, and if a fancy title means outsourcing or juggling another application, many editors don’t bother.

Do bother! Clients will appreciate that extra effort, and, if used well, a few changes to the Custom title are enough to lift your lower thirds and bumpers way above the norm. Tracking can add a whole level of polish, too. Generators, especially if you explore the wild third-party world out there, allow...